Best Restaurants in Philly

December 18, 2011

Sometimes you gotta get out the kitchen and treat yourself.  Here are recommendations of Philly restaurants from some Cool Cooks and friends.

1. Cuba Libre

“I like the food and atmosphere. They have salsa dancing.”

– Aquilah

“Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar is dedicated to a continued exploration of Cuban heritage, art,
music, flavors and traditions.” (Cuba Libre’s Website)

2. Sabrinas – Great breakfast food. 3 locations.

“I love the french toast. And the W.Philly location is beautiful with a spacious lounge upstairs.” -Nuala

3. Marigold – “Expensive gormet, but the atmosphere is not pretentious. You feel like you’re in someone’s house.”  – Jacob

3. Picanha Brazilian Grill – See review from Philly.com here.

4. Zorba’s Tavern– “It’s the best greek food I’ve ever had.” – Denice

5. Buddakan – Modern Asian Cuisine.  -Rodney

6. Positano Coast – Coastal Italian food. – Aquilah

7. Tinto –  “Delicious tapas.” – Jacob

8. Kabobosh –  “Good [halal] indian food… I like the grilled stuff.” – Malik

9. Sazon – Venezuelan. “Best hot chocolate I’ve ever had. I love the pabellon empeñada and hamburgers. Cash only.” – Nuala

10. Carmen’s Country Chicken – “Good food and a very unique atmosphere.” – Tremaine

12. Del Friscos – “They have great food and nice jazz on Friday nights.” -Tremaine

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